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World Journal of Agricultural Research. 2014, 2(4), 155-158
DOI: 10.12691/wjar-2-4-3
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Control of White Grubs Adoretus emarginatus Ohaus and Heteronychus licas klug (coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Sugarcane

Omer R. M. Rahama1, Abdalla M. Abdalla1 and Ahmed M. El Naim1,

1Department of Crop Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan

Pub. Date: July 14, 2014

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Omer R. M. Rahama, Abdalla M. Abdalla and Ahmed M. El Naim. Control of White Grubs Adoretus emarginatus Ohaus and Heteronychus licas klug (coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Sugarcane. World Journal of Agricultural Research. 2014; 2(4):155-158. doi: 10.12691/wjar-2-4-3

Abstract

White grubs Adoretus emarginatus Ohaus and Heteronychus licas Klug are beetles belonging to (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) sited among the serious subterranean pests of sugarcane Succharum officinarum L. (Graminae) in The Kenana Sugar Farm in Sudan. In this study, previous work on chemical control and population dynamic of the pest is reviewed. Field experiments and surveys were maintained for the two consecutive seasons ( ), in Kenana sugar farm targeting the white grubs as pests of the cane crop. Two concentrations from each of the three chemicals insecticides namely Dursban, Regent and Tafaban Chlorpyriphos, were tested for their efficacy against the white grubs. Tafaban 1L. /fed gave the best efficacy against the white grubs with average number of dead grubs (17.467± 1.4430).

Keywords:
white grubs control sugar cane Kenana Sudan

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